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Dutch War Graves (Rusthof)

This Cemetery is being managed by the municipality of the city of Amersfoort but is situated just within the area belonging to the neighboring municipality of Leusden (or Oud-Leusden). On this graveyard about 400 victims of the Second World War have been laid to rest.

There are approximately 150 dead with the Dutch nationality, mainly victims from Camp Amersfoort.

On the Cemetery are also the graves of Christian David van der Linden, who died in Bosnia in 1997, Menno Herbert Adriaen Lodders (Russia, 1992) and of Wolter Gijsbert van Thiel who died in Mali in 2015.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Fedor de Vries
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